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Sheddy Family History

Sheddy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sheedy, Shedd, Shaddy, Shetty, Sheehy, Reddy, Hendy, Shenoy, Sherry

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Where is the Sheddy family from?

You can see how Sheddy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sheddy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sheddy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Sheddy family living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Sheddy's in USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Sheddy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sheddy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sheddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Baker and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sheddy. 25% of Sheddy men worked as a Baker and 100% of Sheddy women worked as a Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Baker
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Blacksmith
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Sheddy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sheddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheddy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 75 immigration records available for the last name Sheddy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 133 military records available for the last name Sheddy. For the veterans among your Sheddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sheddy lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Sheddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sheddy in 1961 was 60, and 68 in 2003.

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